Nancy Bardach, Fiber Artist
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Be Fruitful and Multiply

Be Fruitful and Multiply

2016 Size: 10" x 7" (intended for framing)

Created to travel in SAQA's new national trunk show (2017-19). The trunk shows circulate for 3 years throughout SAQA's venues for education, critiques and discussions.

Cabernet

Cabernet

2016    12" x 12"      An abstract evoking the colors and fluidity of a glass of Cabernet.  Hand-stitched highlights.               Price: $250.

Sweep

Sweep

2016       Size: 13" x 13"      Price: $175.

The sense of flow comes from color and light choices, composition and texturing. Pieced cotton fabrics; machine pieced, machine textured.       

The Fish in the Sea

The Fish in the Sea

2016          Size: 13" x 13"                                    Price: $250.

A small underwater seascape, composed using cotton fabrics including batiks, hand dyes, shibori; machine pieced and quilted.                       

The Fish in the Sea 4

The Fish in the Sea 4

2018 Size: 11.5”h x 17-20” wide. Price: $175

A batik with a look of schools of fish inspired these pieces. This one reminds the viewer of a boat shape. Three of the Fish in the Sea series were created for my solo show at Bay Quilts in March, 2018.

Tipsy 2

Tipsy 2

2018 Size: 14" h x 13" w Price: $175

Design has a sloping, lopsided movement; edges are also aslant. Hence, tipsy. Marks in black thread add to the tilting mood.

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

2016         Size: irregular (maximum 21"h x 16"w)        Price: $300.

Lively abstract with brilliant chartreuse parachute cloth highlights.    

Reflections: Glass and Teak Railing, Shipboard

Reflections: Glass and Teak Railing, Shipboard

2010      Size: 12"h x 12"w                             Price: $300.

Brilliant white reflections in glass guard railings on a ship, Alaska-bound.  Late afternoon light in Vancouver Harbor, with teak leaning rail crossing the image. Juried into "Reflections" at Gallery 21, Spanish Village, San Diego and in "Little Works" at Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA.                

Rift Valleys

Rift Valleys

2014     Size: 10"h x 7"w          Price: $100

Living in earthquake country makes me very aware of geological rifts, especially the ones that look volcanic. Cotton fabrics, machine pieced and quilted.

Dynamism

Dynamism

2011          Size: 12" x 12"                                       Price: $250  

Movement is in the process--- assemble and piece colors, select parts for interest and excitement; then piece a whole design again--- creating a dynamic composition.

Silk and the City

Silk and the City

2016 Size: 16" x 17"w Cotton and silk, pieced, machine quilted. SOLD.

Pomegranates II

Pomegranates II

2016 17” h x 10” w SOLD.

A dancing cluster of pomegranates, painted by one artist, Judy Bianchi, and composed into this design by another, Nancy Bardach.

Abode

Abode

2016 Size: 15"h x 17"w SOLD.

Design featuring a building or mesa-like shape against a sunset sky.

Materials: cottons, some with "gold leaf" highlights, and batiks; machine-pieced and -quilted.

Bygone Era III

Bygone Era III

2014 Size: 17"h x 18"w SOLD.

Old fashioned transport for the hunting Rajah. One of a series of elephant batiks from Sri Lanka transformed into an art quilt. Cotton fabrics, machine pieced and textured.

Bygone Era I

Bygone Era I

2014 Size: 17"h x 18"w Old fashioned transport. One of a series. Center elephant and howdah motif is a batik from our travels. SOLD.

Stack

Stack

2016   Size: 12” h x 11” w.                Pieced silks, cottons, one hand-dyed and hand-printed.                SOLD.

Atmospherics

Atmospherics

2016        Size: approx. 15" x 17"      Fog over San Francisco Bay, looking towards the Marin County headlands.                 SOLD.

Blue Ware

Blue Ware

2016 Size: 13" h x 13"w. SOLD.

Old china plates of deep blue and white remind me of sailing ships of old carrying them from afar (see print in binding). Cottons; machine pieced, machine appliqued & quilted.

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Dream House

Dream House

2014   Size: 15"h x 12"w    SOLD.

Circus 3

Circus 3

2017-18 Size: 11” x 11” Price: $75 or three “Circus” pieces for $180.

My art quilt collages pieced with a French fabric make up a series of 18 circus pieces. The French artist Niki de Phalle created works that looked a lot like the circus characters. I found the themed fabric in Paris, and its resemblance to her work is obviously an homage to her images. Her sculpture includes the very colorful Stravinsky Fountain at the Pompidou in Paris.

Circus 4

Circus 4

2017-18 Size: 13”h x 9”w Price: $75 or three “Circus” pieces for $180.

My art quilt collages pieced with a French fabric make up a series of 18 circus pieces. The French artist Niki de Phalle created works that looked a lot like the circus characters. I found the themed fabric in Paris, and its resemblance to her work is obviously an homage to her images. Her sculpture includes the very colorful Stravinsky Fountain at the Pompidou in Paris.

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Circus 12-12hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 13-12hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 14-12hx13w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
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Circus 18

Circus 18

2017-18 Size: 11” x 11” Price: $75 or three “Circus” pieces for $180.

My art quilt collages pieced with a French fabric make up a series of 18 circus pieces. The French artist Niki de Phalle created works that looked a lot like the circus characters. I found the themed fabric in Paris, and its resemblance to her work is obviously an homage to her images. Her sculpture includes the very colorful Stravinsky Fountain at the Pompidou in Paris.

Be Fruitful and Multiply

2016 Size: 10" x 7" (intended for framing)

Created to travel in SAQA's new national trunk show (2017-19). The trunk shows circulate for 3 years throughout SAQA's venues for education, critiques and discussions.

Cabernet

2016    12" x 12"      An abstract evoking the colors and fluidity of a glass of Cabernet.  Hand-stitched highlights.               Price: $250.

Sweep

2016       Size: 13" x 13"      Price: $175.

The sense of flow comes from color and light choices, composition and texturing. Pieced cotton fabrics; machine pieced, machine textured.       

The Fish in the Sea

2016          Size: 13" x 13"                                    Price: $250.

A small underwater seascape, composed using cotton fabrics including batiks, hand dyes, shibori; machine pieced and quilted.                       

The Fish in the Sea 4

2018 Size: 11.5”h x 17-20” wide. Price: $175

A batik with a look of schools of fish inspired these pieces. This one reminds the viewer of a boat shape. Three of the Fish in the Sea series were created for my solo show at Bay Quilts in March, 2018.

Tipsy 2

2018 Size: 14" h x 13" w Price: $175

Design has a sloping, lopsided movement; edges are also aslant. Hence, tipsy. Marks in black thread add to the tilting mood.

Whiskey Sour

2016         Size: irregular (maximum 21"h x 16"w)        Price: $300.

Lively abstract with brilliant chartreuse parachute cloth highlights.    

Reflections: Glass and Teak Railing, Shipboard

2010      Size: 12"h x 12"w                             Price: $300.

Brilliant white reflections in glass guard railings on a ship, Alaska-bound.  Late afternoon light in Vancouver Harbor, with teak leaning rail crossing the image. Juried into "Reflections" at Gallery 21, Spanish Village, San Diego and in "Little Works" at Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA.                

Rift Valleys

2014     Size: 10"h x 7"w          Price: $100

Living in earthquake country makes me very aware of geological rifts, especially the ones that look volcanic. Cotton fabrics, machine pieced and quilted.

Dynamism

2011          Size: 12" x 12"                                       Price: $250  

Movement is in the process--- assemble and piece colors, select parts for interest and excitement; then piece a whole design again--- creating a dynamic composition.

Silk and the City

2016 Size: 16" x 17"w Cotton and silk, pieced, machine quilted. SOLD.

Pomegranates II

2016 17” h x 10” w SOLD.

A dancing cluster of pomegranates, painted by one artist, Judy Bianchi, and composed into this design by another, Nancy Bardach.

Abode

2016 Size: 15"h x 17"w SOLD.

Design featuring a building or mesa-like shape against a sunset sky.

Materials: cottons, some with "gold leaf" highlights, and batiks; machine-pieced and -quilted.

Bygone Era III

2014 Size: 17"h x 18"w SOLD.

Old fashioned transport for the hunting Rajah. One of a series of elephant batiks from Sri Lanka transformed into an art quilt. Cotton fabrics, machine pieced and textured.

Bygone Era I

2014 Size: 17"h x 18"w Old fashioned transport. One of a series. Center elephant and howdah motif is a batik from our travels. SOLD.

Stack

2016   Size: 12” h x 11” w.                Pieced silks, cottons, one hand-dyed and hand-printed.                SOLD.

Atmospherics

2016        Size: approx. 15" x 17"      Fog over San Francisco Bay, looking towards the Marin County headlands.                 SOLD.

Blue Ware

2016 Size: 13" h x 13"w. SOLD.

Old china plates of deep blue and white remind me of sailing ships of old carrying them from afar (see print in binding). Cottons; machine pieced, machine appliqued & quilted.

Dream House

2014   Size: 15"h x 12"w    SOLD.

Circus 3

2017-18 Size: 11” x 11” Price: $75 or three “Circus” pieces for $180.

My art quilt collages pieced with a French fabric make up a series of 18 circus pieces. The French artist Niki de Phalle created works that looked a lot like the circus characters. I found the themed fabric in Paris, and its resemblance to her work is obviously an homage to her images. Her sculpture includes the very colorful Stravinsky Fountain at the Pompidou in Paris.

Circus 4

2017-18 Size: 13”h x 9”w Price: $75 or three “Circus” pieces for $180.

My art quilt collages pieced with a French fabric make up a series of 18 circus pieces. The French artist Niki de Phalle created works that looked a lot like the circus characters. I found the themed fabric in Paris, and its resemblance to her work is obviously an homage to her images. Her sculpture includes the very colorful Stravinsky Fountain at the Pompidou in Paris.

Circus 18

2017-18 Size: 11” x 11” Price: $75 or three “Circus” pieces for $180.

My art quilt collages pieced with a French fabric make up a series of 18 circus pieces. The French artist Niki de Phalle created works that looked a lot like the circus characters. I found the themed fabric in Paris, and its resemblance to her work is obviously an homage to her images. Her sculpture includes the very colorful Stravinsky Fountain at the Pompidou in Paris.

Be Fruitful and Multiply
Cabernet
Sweep
The Fish in the Sea
The Fish in the Sea 4
Tipsy 2
Whiskey Sour
Reflections: Glass and Teak Railing, Shipboard
Rift Valleys
Dynamism
Silk and the City
Pomegranates II
Abode
Bygone Era III
Bygone Era I
Stack
Atmospherics
Blue Ware
Circus 2 -12hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Dream House
Circus 3
Circus 4
Circus 5-12hx11w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 6-12hx11w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 7-13hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 8 -12hx11w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 9 - 12h x 12w-Nancy_Bardach.JPG
Circus11-12hx13w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 12-12hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 13-12hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 14-12hx13w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
Circus 15-12hx12w-Bardach_Nancy.JPG
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Circus 18